THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Evelyn M. Jarnutowski
Issue Date: January 15, 2014
Evelyn May (Borowinski) Jarnutowski, 99, of Stephenson, Mi., formerly of Chicago, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Roubal Care and Rehab Center.
Born Nov. 22, 1914 in Chicago to the late Zygmunt and Stanislawa Stella (Gorzynski) Borowinski, on Nov. 20, 1937 she married John K. Jarnutowski at Holy Trinity Catholic Church there. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 1957.
She was an avid homemaker who enjoyed house plants, vegetable gardening and was known to be a fabulous cook. After her husbands death, she became a sales clerk at E.J. Korvettes Department Store and then worked for Wieboldts Department Store where she managed the housewares department. She then managed S&H green stamps redemption center at Wieboldts until she was asked to open and manage S&H 's north side New Redemption Center from which she retired. She was an outgoing and giving person who was sharing and goodhearted. A member of the Mount Clare Leyden VFW Post #1284 Auxiliary for 50 years, she served as President for many years and was active in Veteran affairs. She was a religious person and a member of St. Juliana Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children, Robert (Diana) Jarnutowski, of Ingalls, Mi. and Marcia Starr, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Borowinski, of Mendota, Ill.; a sister, Rose Bureski, of Chicago and a daughter-in-law, Maureen Jarnutowski, of N.W. Chicago.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence; two brothers and two sisters.
Family will receive friends at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Visitation will continue at St. Juliana Catholic Church, 7400 West Touhy, Harlem Chicago on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 10:15 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Adalbert 's Cemetery, Niles, Ill.